Friday, April 9, 2010

Made in Uzbekistan (Cars)

The Daewoo now GM Uzbekistan manufacturing plant is situated in Asaka, Andijan Province, 350km from Tashkent. It started production in 1996 has now has a total manufacturing capacity of 250,000 units a year. It produces the Daewoo Matiz, Nexia and Damas for sale both in the domestic and neighbouring markets.

The factory exports these reliable and fuel efficient cars all over the CIS. In 2010, about 5,000 employees were employed at the GM Uzbekistan assembly plant.

All four cars are common sites on the streets of Nukus, the Matiz and Damas being used as taxis and minibuses.